Are you ready for VMworld 2015? The team at Pure Storage is ready to #PaintitOrange! Visit us at booth #1621 to chat with our experts and executives. We’ve recently added additional ‘One-on-One VIP Meetings’ to the calendar, so act now to lock-in your meeting. To schedule simply visit the Pure Storage VMworld landing page and click the blue “Meet Us There” button.

If you’re struggling to find our booth – we’re next to Cisco. While you’re between the booths you may want to check out the FlashStack CI.

In terms of sessions – check out all we have in-store for the attendees in San Francisco!


6th Annual VMworld charity dodgeball tournament benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project
Pure Storage battles 15 other teams for bragging rights
3:00pm – 5:00pm


Run 20% – 40% more VMs per host with Flash Storage
vBrownBag TechTalk
Speaker: Vaughn Stewart of Pure Storage
11:15am – 11:30am

“Flash Storage Best Practices and Technology Preview“
Breakout Session STO6326-SPO
Speakers: UC Davis (customer), Ravi Venkat and Cody Hosterman of Pure Storage
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Pure Storage and VMTurbo
Speaker: Vaughn Stewart of Pure Storage
VMTurbo Booth #505
3:30pm – 4:00pm


Pure Storage and VMTurbo
Speaker: Gurpreet Singh of Pure Storage
VMTurbo Booth #505
1:30pm – 2:00pm

vExpert Reception” (invite only)
Private event for 2015 vExperts – come mingle with your peers in this intimate setting
7:00pm – 10:00pm

Software-Defined Storage Party” (invite only)
Private event for VMware and multiple technology partners at Slide – a room of product managers and engineers ready to feed your need to geek
8:30pm – 12:00am


“Storage Upstarts: More than a ‘Flash’ in the Pan“
Breakout Session VAPP6681-SPO
Hosted by Howard Marks (
Panel: David Siles (Data Gravity), Justin Lauer (TinTri), Jeramiah Dooley (SolidFire), Andy Warfield Coho Data) Narayan Venkat (Tegile) and Vaughn Stewart (Pure Storage)
10:00am – 11:00am

Mobility 2.0: Citrix XenDesktop on Pure Storage
Speaker: Joel Mckelevey of Pure Storage
Citrix Booth #2229
10:30am – 11:00am

Virtualizing Mission Critical Applications in a Flash
Breakout Session VAPP4799
Speakers: Mohan Potheri (VMware) and Avi Nayak (Pure Storage)
11:00am – 12:00pm

Ask the Expert Industry Titans
Breakout Session SDDC4595
Host: Rick Scherer (EMC)
Panel: Kit Colber (VMware), Chad Sakac (EMC), Nick Weaver (Intel), Vaughn Stewart (Pure Storage)
2:00pm – 3:00pm

The vExpert Storage Game Show
Breakout Session STO6327-SPO
The 2nd Annual vExpert Storage Game Show returns with a new format and expert lineup!
Host: Jonathan Martin, CMO, Pure Storage
Panelists: Howard Marks (DeepStorage.Net), Rawlinson Rivera (VMware), Dr. J Metz (Cisco), Chris Wahl (Rubrik), Eric Wright (VMTurbo), Vaughn Stewart (Pure Storage)
3:30pm – 4:30pm

I understand that I don’t have all of the speaking events listed. I’ll update as the details hit my inbox. As always, I look forward to seeing you in San Francisco!